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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Dali Mpofu.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Dali Mpofu.
Jan Gerber

Members of Parliament clawed back their authority over the Section 194 process after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane brought an application for the recusal of the committee's chairperson Qubudile Dyantyi and DA MP Kevin Mileham.

The committee also resolved to investigate the threats Mkhwebane's advocate, Dali Mpofu SC, made during a heated meeting last week when Dyantyi didn't want to grant him a postponement.

At the next meeting, this past Wednesday, Mpofu brought Mkhwebane's recusal application, saying this was him making good on his "promise" to deal with Dyantyi.

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